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Once a month Latrina Wilcher goes out into the community to hand out slices of cake and pie in heart-shaped boxes.
Latrina's goal is to help the homeless people in Los Angeles "One Pastry at a time" these treats are not the healthiest in the world,but it costs money to get a cupcake or a cookie," said Wilcher, a south L.A. native. Latrina calls her project Sweet Tri Pastries. This concept began with Latrina's insatiable desire to help others. She Volunteers sharing her story and doing marketing for I am a GIRL, a documentary on the obstacles and perserverance of women fighting and equality in the 21st century. Latrina is writing a children's book to help other kids in the the foster care system cope wih their experiences. Tune in and support Latrina!
TUNE-IN THIS WEEK AS Chef Elliott is honored to share the technical skills and culinary wisdom of his friend and colleague, THE DISTINGUISHED AND PHENOMENAL, FOUNDER, OWNER AND OPERATOR OF THE SUGARSWEET COOKIE + CAKE STUDIO, CELEBRITY PASTRY CHEF DAVID BENTON!!!!
Pastry Chef David spent 2 years teaching himself the art of cake making and designing with only YouTube tutorials and baking books to guide him. Pastry Chef David has been featured in magazines like Cuisine Noir, Basil, Modern Flavor and Munaluchi Bride. His work has been featured in blogs like 100 Layer Cake and he has been interviewed on numerous online radio programs.
How do you find your voice and express yourself when you are the youngest of seven children? The answer: You take a lifelong passion and turn it into a sweet, artistic success! Pastry Chef Padua Player is as dedicated as they come and he is serious about his desserts! Coming from humble beginnings and the home of a single parent, Chef Padua learned a lesson very early, in work ethic and tenacity. Chef Padua has been praised for his work by Vice President Biden, featured in The Washington Post, on TLC’s Platinum Weddings and was a competitor on Food Network’s Sweet Genius hosted by famed Pastry Chef, Ron Ben Israel. His latest victory includes winning The 2013 Capital Food Fight’s High Stakes Cake Battle in DC, hosted by Duff Goldman. Chef Padua has provided his sweet delicacies to countless singers, comedians and actors. He has also launched his line of signature dessert sauces and jams available now.
With the holidays full steam ahead, The Hungry Goddess is turning to the most awesome Jenni Field aka Pastry Chef Online for tips on baking basics, the art of the holiday pie and more to make your holiday baking sensational!
Don't miss a bite! Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 1:30pm eastern!
This is the first in a new series of Hungry Goddess Edible Podcasts! More on The Hungry Goddess
About Jenni Field:
First and foremost, I am a teacher. I left the formal education field
after 16 years teaching Special Education to attend culinary school
at Orlando Culinary Academy, a Le Cordon Bleu program, and
eventually become a pastry chef. I worked my way up from pastry
cook to pastry sous chef and pastry chef and had the privilege of helping
to open an upscale gastropub and set the dessert menu as well as
our signature bread service and bar snacks.
While I enjoyed working in the restaurant business, the teacher in me
missed teaching, so I left food service to pursue a career in blogging,
food writing and recipe development. My background in education
allows me to teach fundamentals and bedrock technique while
maintaining an engaging tone.
I take great pride in hearing from many readers who say “Thank you!
Now I understand!”
I live just south of Raleigh, NC with my wonderful husband (The Beloved), our five cats and the occasional foster kitten or two.
Thanksgiving Dessert Tips and Ideas
Today on the Jeff Foxx Radio Show Online. We will be talking to Pastry Chef and Cake Artist Lisa Jackson. A graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education, Lisa founded and is the owner of Bittersweet Cake Design. Using only the finest, freshest ingredients and your imagination as inspiration. Bittersweet will walk you through your custom designed cakes and desserts from start to finish.
Lisa Jackson is making life a little sweeter one cake at a time. Her story today on The Jeff Foxx radio show online.
For your interview hit me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Once a month Latrina Wilcher goes out into the community to hand out slices of cake and pie in heart-shaped boxes. Latrina's goal is to help the homeless people in Los Angeles “one pastry at a time.” “These treats are not the healthiest in the world, but it costs money to get a cupcake or cookie,” said Wilcher, a South L.A. native. Wilcher calls her project Sweet Tri Pastries. It emerged from Wilcher’s insatiable desire to help others. She also volunteers sharing her story and doing marketing for I am a Girl, a documentary on the obstacles and perseverance of women fighting for equality in the 21st century. She is writing a children’s book to help children in the foster system cope with their experiences. Tune in listen to Latrina Share her story.
Tonight Chef Plum is back finally with season two of Plum Luv Foods! We catch a up a bit with whats been going on with Chef Plum on tv dinner underground and more. Chef Ngoc Trinh (chefngoc on instagram ) joins us tonight she is a R&D chef from Frito Lay/Pepsi and an all around awesome person who spends her days traveling and eating cheeseburgers. Ngoc is a ACF certified pastry chef, a walking piece of art, and a serious beer drinking bad ass! The conversation will be awesome and very informitive and for sure slightly uncomfortable as always when Chef Plum talks to a girl!
Sunday January 25, 2015 was the Inaugural LA Cookie Con & Sweets Show in Pasadena, California. The Food Network's famous "Sweet Genius," Pastry Chef Ron Ben-Israel was the main attraction, along with chefs from Master Chef, Master Chef Junior, and Next Food Network Star. Unfortunately, some attendees started a twitter storm over hours-long lines, and not being able to get in despite having pre-paid for tickets. A run-down on how the event turned out and the REAL story behind what went wrong!
This week, Chef Elliott has the distinct honor of highlighting the culinary and sweet genius of the ”Award-Winning Pastry Chef To The Stars," THE "Suga Chef," Pastry Chef Padua Player! Chef Padua grew up cooking with his mom in the District of Columbia. One of the first dishes Chef Padua created was a recipe taken from the kids section in a local DC newspaper. Any opportunity that arose for the budding pastry chef to help his mom in creating a family dish, he was front and center to soak in her culinary teachings. This contributed to his creative juices and he began to fashion up his own recipes for tasty quick bread mixes and assorted fruit cobblers. Chef Padua honed his skills and worked his way up the foodie ranks to plating desserts, which lead to him assisting the pastry chef two days a week. He moved on to his first baking stint and credits Pastry Chef, Susan McCreight Lindeborg as his mentor, picking up from where his mother had laid the culinary groundwork.
Chef Padua attended Baltimore International College, worked in the bakery at Marriott in Georgetown University and went on to work at some of DC’s top catering houses and restaurants such as DC Coast, Café Milano, Notte Luna and Ceiba. He was reviewed by the famed DC food critic Phyllis Richman, who gave him, thumbs up on his desserts and received an official letter from Vice President Biden.
Chef Padua has appeared on the television show, Platinum Weddings, has been a contestant on Food Network’s Sweet Genius and also provided his pastry services for the late Chuck Brown, singer Macy Gray, comedian Bill Bellamy, actress Pam Grier, comedian Damon Wayans, and singer Crystal Waters.
Listen LIVE online or via LAN/mobile at 718-766-4964.
The Miami Auto Museum at The Dezer Collection revs up for a sweet 2015 as they host The Festival of Chocolate the weekend on January 17-18, 2015.
The Festival of Chocolate, Florida’s largest all-chocolate themed event, which has been featured in Southern Living Magazine and on ABC's The Chew, boasts amazing chocolate indulgences, the Cocoa Couture Fashion Show and a live cake decorating competition.
The event presents the area's best chocolate and confection companies selling tastes and treats of everything chocolate from truffles, cake pops and cupcakes to cookies, brownies, ice creams and even a smores buffet all peppered through a mind-blowing micro car display. Chocolate savory items, including chocolate BBQ sauce, meat rubs, wines, vinegars and even chocolate spa products will return for those looking for an alternative to the super sweet.
Set in one of the largest and most eclectic automotive collections in the world, award-winning pastry chefs and chocolatiers will host interactive demonstrations, sharing techniques and tricks of the trade. On January 17th, The Cocoa Couture Fashion Show featuring chocolate-inspired fashion hits the “Yumway” amongst the glitz and glam of the largest James Bond collection of its kind. And on Sunday, January 18th, a live cake decorating competition will give breathtaking artistic creations a tasty twist.
Chocoholics of all ages will love making chocolate lip balm, chocolate roses, sandy candy and the more adventurous can try armpit fudge. Chocolate Foodies can indulge in Chocolate and Wine Pairings. Chocolate History Makers will attempt to beat world record challenge times.
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This week we have a loaded show! Getting ready for the Holidays and baking cookies... pies... and other sweets is what our First Guest George Geary is all about! We call him the Pastry Chef Extraordinaire... Always on the go... from sea to shining sea and everywhere else he travels. It's all about Pastry and Travel., Recent TV Appearances.. and Old Hollywood... and whatever else George wants to stir up! www.georgegeary.com
Our next guest is: Chef Troy Black: All Fired Up
With a knack for invention and love of barbecue, Troy Black has gained an impressive reputation as an award-winning, competitive barbecue chef, and spokesperson. His zeal for both barbecue and the industry has taken Troy on an incredible journey from the Southern Living magazine editorial staff to full-time competitive barbecue chef to a nationally known food personality. He discovered the world of professional barbecue competition while on assignment for Southern Living. From that moment on he was hooked and immediately went home and began preparing to compete on the pro barbecue circuit.
Our Musical Guest this week is Katy Moffatt If you like Western Music..you will love Katy! "The most searingly beautiful thing you'll ever hear..."
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